Associative Classifiers for Medical Images

  • Maria-Luiza Antonie
  • Osmar R. Zaïane
  • Alexandru Coman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2797)


This paper presents two classification systems for medical images based on association rule mining. The system we propose consists of: a pre-processing phase, a phase for mining the resulted transactional database, and a final phase to organize the resulted association rules in a classification model. The experimental results show that the method performs well, reaching over 80% in accuracy. Moreover, this paper illustrates how important the data cleaning phase is in building an accurate data mining architecture for image classification.


Medical Image Association Rule Pruning Technique Apriori Algorithm Digital Mammogram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria-Luiza Antonie
    • 1
  • Osmar R. Zaïane
    • 1
  • Alexandru Coman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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